New York Mets Would Be Smart to Look in DeWayne Wise’s Direction

Posted: 20th October 2009 by Phil Hoops in MLB
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DeWayne Wise will forever be known for the spectacular catch that he made on July 23, 2009, which allowed pitcher, Mark Buehrle, to earn the second no-hitter of his career. Despite enjoying two of the best years in his career in Chicago, Wise declined an assignment to the clubÆs Triple-A affiliate recently and elected to become a free agent. As a veteran journeyman, Wise has spent time in Toronto, Atlanta, and Cincinnati prior to joining the White Sox in 2008. While his career numbers at the plate are rather unimpressive (a lifetime .216 hitter), Wise is able to make himself a useful player due to his strong defense. In 371.1 innings this season, the 31 year-old Wise compiled a fielding percentage of .990. This is directly in line with his career number of .989. Along with this comes a s ...

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